Thailand will extradite Russians – The Moscow Times Russian Service
Thai government approves draft extradition treaty with Russia persons wanted and prosecuted under criminal articles. The agreement will strengthen cooperation between countries in the fight against crime, said cabinet spokeswoman Rachada Dhnadirek. transmits Nation.
In her opinion, the document does not require parliamentary approval because it does not affect the economy, trade, society, territory and investment. When it comes into force, Russia will be able to return suspected criminals to the country with the help of the Thai police. Dhnadirek added that the details of the treaty “are in line with the extradition treaties Thailand has with other countries.”
Russian President Vladimir Putin approved the agreement in February 2022 ordered the Ministry of Justice to sign it on behalf of the Russian side. He also allowed the ministry to make changes to the document that are not of a fundamental nature.
Earlier it was reported that in the year of the war with UkraineThe Russians bought up almost 40% of the residential properties sold to foreigners in Phuket, spending a total of $25 million.
Thailand became especially sought after after Putin announced mobilization. The Russians left en masse for fear of being drafted into the war in Ukraine. After September, the number of monthly arrivals from the Russian Federation increased sevenfold. According to Phuket International Airport, from November 1, 2022 to January 21, 2023, more than 233,000 people arrived in the southern province of the country. Russians. Many decided to move to Phuket for a period of 3-6 months to a year, mainly people aged 30-35.